What does tap water mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tap water(noun)

    water directly from the spigot


  1. tap water(Noun)

    Water that has come from a tap.


  1. Tap water

    Tap water is potable water supplied to a tap inside the household or workplace. It is a principal component of "outdoor plumbing", which became available in suburban areas of the developed world during the last half of the 19th century, and common during the mid-20th century. The application of technologies involved in providing clean water to homes, businesses and public buildings is a major subfield of sanitary engineering. Calling potable water "tap water" distinguishes it from the other main types of potable water, such as water from rainwater-collecting cisterns, from village pumps, or from streams, rivers, or lakes.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tap water in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tap water in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paton Walsh:

    Always pack a towel and don't drink tap water, anywhere.

  2. Mary Bassett:

    The New York City water supply does not pose a risk, so people should continue to feel confident in drinking tap water to stay cool during this period of hot weather.

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